Honolulu Star-Bulletin owner David Black has become part owner of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The
purchase, by Beverly Hills private-equity firm Platinum Equity, was
announced today. The price was undisclosed and Black was described as
part of the team.

La Jolla-based Copley Press Inc. had put the paper on the market in July and Platinum was the winning bidder.”

What does Black see besides bargain basement prices?


Honolulu Star-Bulletin owner David Black has become part owner of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The
purchase, by Beverly Hills private-equity firm Platinum Equity, was
announced today. The price was undisclosed and Black was described as
part of the team.

La Jolla-based Copley Press Inc. had put the paper on the market in July and Platinum was the winning bidder.”

What does Black see besides bargain basement prices?

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